A commentary written by Associate Professor Katy Kozhimannil and Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith points out that one-in-five rural residents is a person of color or Indigenous person, and the communities where they reside often face the greatest health risks.
Research by Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith reveals that people in rural areas reported less social isolation and more social relationships than urban residents.
Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith found rural workers have less access to caregiver supports, such as employee assistance programs, paid leave or the flexibility to work at home compared to those in urban areas.
Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith found that hospital discharge planners encounter transportation, financial, space availability and other problems when trying to place patients in rural nursing homes.
Research from Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith revealed that transgender men and women were more likely than cisgendered adults to be uninsured.
Research by Assistant Professor Carrie Henning-Smith shows lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults experience a lesser sense of cohesion in their communities.
A study from Associate Professor Carrie Henning-Smith shows that patient quality of care scores are often lower in rural than in urban areas for unknown reasons.
A study from researcher Carrie Henning-Smith shows how low birth volume hospitals are using creative solutions to staff obstetrics units for deliveries.
A study by researcher Carrie Henning-Smith shows that lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) adults in the United States experience disproportionately worse mental and physical health compared with their heterosexual counterparts.
A report by researcher Carrie Henning-Smith details the barriers rural residents face in finding long-term and nursing home care in their communities.
A study from Research Associate Carrie Henning-Smith found that the combination of low wealth and living alone creates one of the biggest risk factors for the onset of disability in older adults.